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Blue Rock Cabernet Sauvignon

Blue Rock Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: A strong testament to the winemaking team is the 2003 vintage of Cabernet. Elegant and solidly proportioned, it is a worthy successor to previous offerings. This very aromatic and beautiful wine calls upon aromas of black currant, creme de cassis, coco, and well-integrated vanilla notes. It has medium-to-full body and silky, sweet ripe tannins. The flavors are consistent with the nose having deep red and black fruit flavors, well-integrated oak, great balance and refinement. There is a fine persistence of flavor that is long lasting. Blue Rock Cabernet is approachable upon release, yet with a yearning for several years of bottle age before reaching refinement and maturity.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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